3. As of noon trading, Continental Resources ( CLR) is down $1.80 (-2.2%) to $81.28 on average volume Thus far, 537,538 shares of Continental Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 956,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.70-$83.39 after having opened the day at $83.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.08.

Continental Resources, Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the United States. Continental Resources has a market cap of $15.7 billion and is part of the energy industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Continental Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Continental Resources Ratings Report now.

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